a slender pipe or tube into which small amounts of liquids are taken up by suction, as for measuring
Origin of pipetteFr, diminutive of pipe, pipe ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form pipa: see pipe
to remove, transfer, or measure (liquid) by means of a pipette
A narrow, usually calibrated tube into which small amounts of liquid are suctioned for transfer or measurement.
Origin of pipetteFrench, from Old French, tube, diminutive of pipe, pipe, from Vulgar Latin *pīpa; see pipe.
(third-person singular simple present pipettes, present participle pipetting, simple past and past participle pipetted)
- To transfer or measure the volume of a liquid using a pipette.